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Author Piecuch, Jim.

Title Three peoples, one king : loyalists, Indians, and slaves in the revolutionary South, 1775-1782 / Jim Piecuch
Published Columbia : University of South Carolina Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 439 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Revolution comes to the Deep South -- The British Government and its supporters react to the Revolution -- Whigs ascendant -- The British return -- The reconquest of South Carolina -- Precipice -- British collapse
Summary "Three Peoples, One King explores the contributions and conjoined fates of Loyalists, Indians, and slaves who stood with the British Empire in the Deep South colonies during the American Revolution. Challenging the traditional view that British efforts to regain control of the southern colonies were undermined by a lack of local support, Jim Piecuch attributes the ultimate failure of the Crown's southern campaign to the ruthless program of violent suppression of Loyalist forces carried out by the revolutionaries and to Britain's inability to capitalize fully on the support available. In the process of revisiting some cherished opinions respecting the revolution, Piecuch provides a compelling alternative to long held notions of heroism and villainy in America's war for independence." "Aided by thirty-one illustrations and maps, Piecuch's pathbreaking study will appeal to scholars and students of American history as well as Revolutionary War enthusiasts open to hearing an opposing perspective."--Jacket
Analysis American loyalists Southern States
Indians of North America Southern States History 18th century
Slaves Southern States History 18th century
Southern States History Revolution, 1775-1783
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-428) and index
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Subject American loyalists -- Southern States.
Indians of North America -- Southern States -- History -- 18th century.
Slaves -- Southern States -- History -- 18th century.
Georgia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
South Carolina -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Southern States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- British forces.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008006203
ISBN 1611171938 (electronic bk.)
9781611171938 (electronic bk.)